Valorie A. Crooks, Ph.D., SFU Medical Tourism Research Group

  Dr. Valorie Crooks Email: crooks@sfu.ca Phone: 778-782-3507 About Valorie Crooks Dr. Crooks completed her Ph.D. at McMaster University in 2005.  The following year she worked as a post-doctoral fellow at York University.  Since 2006 she has been a faculty member in the Department of Geography at Simon Fraser University. She currently holds the Canada Research

Volume 9, Issue 10

Volume 9, Issue 10 Dear Colleagues: The SFU Medical Tourism Research Group is a research group from Simon Fraser University that studies medical tourism. Our spotlight interview features Valorie A. Crooks, Ph.D., Canada Research Chair in Health Service Geographies, SFU Medical Tourism Research Group, who discusses research and trends in medical tourism. This

Manish Chandra and Pankaj Chandra, Vaidam Health

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About Vaidam Health Vaidam Health (www.Vaidam.com) is the go-to place for people seeking treatment abroad. Currently focused on patients traveling to India, Vaidam Health offers high quality, affordable treatment with unmatched personal care. The Vaidam Health team has assisted thousands of patients across all medical specialties, such as orthopedics, cardiac

Integral Healthcare

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by Richard Krasner, MA, MHA, CEO & Principal Consultant, FutureComp Consulting - The Future of Workers' Comp, Founder/Content Writer, Transforming Worker's Comp Blog Doubling down on contentious issues is not just confined to the realm of politics. An article in Monday’s Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) states that single

Aaron Traywick, CEO, Ascendance Biomedical

Aaron Traywick traywickaaron@gmail.com http://www.ascendancebiomed.com About Ascendance Biomedical Ascendance Biomedical is a team of physicians, scientists and entrepreneurs unified in the mission to save and improve lives. The company provides products and services which enable customers to access the most cutting-edge biomedical technologies and treatments in the world. AB provides medical care

Part Three: ‘Choosing the Good Hospital’

Helping medical tourists make informed decisions by Sharon Kleefield Parts One and Two were featured in January and February issues of MTT. The influence of regulation of healthcare quality in the USA Ernest Codman, a Boston surgeon in the 1930s, dedicated his medical career to the systematic and comprehensive

MediWorld – China International Medical Travel Show launches in 2017 as China’s premier health tourism event 

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Uniquely addresses the world's greatest current surge in medical tourism; announces dates, venue Shanghai, 7th February 2017: China's premier outbound medical tourism event, MediWorld - China International Medical Travel Show, today announced it will take place at the Portman Ritz-Carlton in Shanghai's exclusive Jing'an district, Friday 12th May to Sunday

Tim Vicknair, co-founder and managing director, European Medical Tourist (EMT)

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  http://www.europeanmedicaltourist.com counselor@europeanmedicaltourist.com +1 512 784 5824 bs +1 919 595 3612 fx About European Medical Tourist (EMT) EMT began from the personal experiences of its founders, who worked in international business and had medical procedures performed overseas in Western countries. Both were impressed by the quality of care,

Part Two: ‘Choosing the Good Hospital’

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Part Two: ‘Choosing the Good Hospital' Helping medical tourists make informed decisions by Sharon Kleefield Part One was featured in January's issue of MTT. The business case Medical tourism offers business opportunities for entrepreneurs and governments to increase revenues from tourism. For example, Thailand made an early